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Jerome Holtzman on Baseball

Holtzman, Jerome Inscribed by the Author

Edité par Sports Publishing, CHAMPAIGN, IL, 2005
ISBN 10: 158261976X / ISBN 13: 9781582619767
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Titre : Jerome Holtzman on Baseball

Éditeur : Sports Publishing, CHAMPAIGN, IL

Date d'édition : 2005


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SIGNED & Inscribed by the Author on the front free end paper. Pictorial dust jacket: light wear. Boards: light wear. DATE PUBLISHED: 2005 EDITION: 226 VERY GOOD. JACKET: VERY GOOD DJ. N° de réf. du libraire 046324

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Synopsis : Sportswriter Jerome Holtzman has been around the game of baseball for more than 60 years. During that span he’s met and worked alongside most of the greatest writers American sports and the game of baseball have ever known.

In his sixth book, Jerome Holtzman on Baseball, he shares colorfully in-depth stories about the lives and careers of such legendary scribes as Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Jimmy Cannon, Shirley Povich, and many others. Enveloped inside these personality sketches are heretofore hidden tales about baseball’s greatest players, managers and characters. Baseball’s best personas spring to life in the words of the men and women whose job it was to unearth their flaws and exalt their talents.

These men and women were the Hemingways of baseball sportswriting. Holtzman’s unique ability to relate their impact on the game they covered adds a new chapter to our study of the history of baseball. Meet "The Purple Prose Gang," learn of the impact that advanced statisticians had on how the game was covered, and read of the rise of female scribes in sports.

Holtzman dusts off the annals of baseball history in these pages, and places the sport’s evolution in a fresh context. Just as baseball itself has progressed from the days of the dead-ball era through the invention of free agency to today’s record-shattering times, so too has the art of sportswriting and the artists who man the press box 162 days a year. Jerome Holtzman on Baseball is your passage through the turnstile.

A propos de l'auteur: Jerome Holtzman was named the first official historian for Major League Baseball in 1999 by Commissioner Bud Selig. He is the dean of America’s baseball writers and was the national baseball writer for the Chicago Tribune from 1981 until 1999. Holtzman joined the Tribune following 38 years at the Chicago Sun Times. He has been elected to seven Halls of Fame and was inducted into the writers’ wing of baseball’s Cooperstown shrine in 1990. Holtzman has authored five previous books, including the classic No Cheering in the Press Box, a work named by Sports Illustrated in 2004 as one of the 100 greatest sports books of all time. He and his wife reside in Evanston, IL.

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